Mar 072014

christopher-theburningdarkSFX Magazine: The novel is studded with memorable imagery – not least a subspace ham radio which carries the voice of a dead 20th century cosmonaut – and although it’s clear to the reader from an early stage that certain things are not what they seem, Christopher keeps you guessing for quite a while concerning how the major plot elements link up.

What lingers at the end of The Burning Dark is the deeply uncanny quality of a haunted, abandoned space station – claustrophobic, and yet large enough to be lost in – and a final sequence of revelations that pay off the tension handsomely.